Man held over OAP murder and stabbing of nine-year-old
POLICE have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a pensioner’s body was discovered.
Cops say the suspect is also under arrest in connection with an incident in Shipley, West Yorks, when a nine-year-old boy was stabbed in his chest.
The body of the 84-year-old woman, named by police as Louisa Denby, was found by officers at around 11.59pm on Monday with “numerous stab wounds”.
The suspect, who was spotted by a member of the public, was arrested around 4.10am yesterday in Idle, West Yorks.
He remains in custody on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.
A police statement said: “Officers discovered the woman’s body in an upstairs bedroom. The deceased had suffered numerous stab wounds.”
The statement added: “The injured nine-year-old boy remains in a stable condition in Leeds General Infirmary where he is expected to undergo surgery.
“A further 26-yearold man has also been arrested in connection with the murder and three other local men aged 18, 24 and 29 also remain in police custody.”